Citadel Trojan: It’s Not Just for Banking Fraud Anymore

Banking malware has primarily been just that, an attack tool used against financial institutions to steal money from online bank accounts. But what if cybercrime gangs decided to flip that on its head, and use malware such as the Citadel banking Trojan to steal credentials from not only banks, but government agencies and commercial businesses?

Carberp Banking Trojan Goes Commercial; Adds Bootkit and $40K Price Tag

You can say one thing for the underground malware distribution market, there’s certainly never a lack of drama. Weeks after the banning of Aquabox, the keeper of the Citadel banking Trojan, from an underground forum, another player has popped up to fill the market gap, this time with a new version of the Carberp Trojan.

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